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How To Increase Self-Awareness In Our Leadership

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6 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
In my previous piece, I discussed why leadership should be hard in the context of how so many leaders I’ve work with are now struggling to find balance between the rising demands on their attention and resources, and having the time to assess their leadership and what they ...

Microsoft is Dumping Clip Art! What Are You Going To Do?

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5 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Not sure if you saw the news, but Microsoft is going to dump clip art. In its place, you’ll have access to a Bing image search, which will be filtered by Creative Commons licensing. Theoretically the images can be used in your courses and presentations. However that may ...

L2L: How to Motivate Employees Infographic

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4 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
I like the infographic. It summarizes the value of emotional intelligence in leadership quite effectively (in 2 minutes, you’ve said everything the HBR special on emotional intelligence says). These Leadership Powerlabs are "high-impact, short format leadership training workshops where participants gain insights into who they are as a ...

How To Use e-Learning To Improve Employee Engagement Infographic

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Filtered.com cannot stress the importance of using e-learning enough as a way to increase employee engagement in the work place. With a fast changing market, the key to staying in the game is to strategize in a way that maximizes both lifelong learning and business productivity. Train your ...

What do Job Seekers Think About Social Recruiting?

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Recruiting paradigms have shifted in recent years, as companies take advantage of new tools and methods for finding, screening, and hiring talent. Add to this the increasing number of Millennials joining the workforce, and their "digital native" habits, and it is easy to see why social recruiting is ...

Audio in eLearning: Top 10 Tips For eLearning Professionals

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Login here and you will be prompted to to link your eLearning Industry account with LinkedIn right after logging-in. See also: audio in elearning, eLearning Course Voiceover, elearning design tips, elearning development best practices, eLearning narration, Podcasts In eLearning In today's article I'll be share with you the ...

Gamification Increases Intrinsic Motivation

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Last time we wrote about the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and how extrinsic rewards can actually have a negative impact on intrinsic motivation. Here’s the second part of the story – how the extrinsic rewards of gamification can actually be harnessed to increase intrinsic motivation. Gamification,

Tips For Measuring Online Training Results

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6 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Training Evaluation Measuring your online training program is essential to ensure its effectiveness and relevance. It should be reviewed against strict guidelines that truly judge its ability to transfer information to the employees. Here are some tips that can help you measure your online training program and improve ...

Instructional Designer: What Is It Exactly That You Do?

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Login here and you will be prompted to to link your eLearning Industry account with LinkedIn right after logging-in. Nobody seems to know what I do for living, most have never heard of the term Instructional Design in their lives before. Why is that? If you're an instructional ...

The Best Tips for Surviving the E-Learning Holidays

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Special thanks to first-time challengers:Angela Conrad, Allison LaMotte, Jennifer K, Christina Tuiasosopo! We're glad you're here! Remember: The challenges are always open. You can jump into this or anyprevious challenge anytime and we'll update the recap post to include your work. The weekly challenges are ongoing opportunities to ...

Is Your Organization Ready for eLearning?

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Login here and you will be prompted to to link your eLearning Industry account with LinkedIn right after logging-in. Once you’ve decided that taking your organization’s training online is the best thing for your company, you’ve got to put together a plan to convince senior management that it’s ...

Why Your Corporate Training Should Be Online

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Login here and you will be prompted to to link your eLearning Industry account with LinkedIn right after logging-in. When was the last time you weren’t online? Was it that family camping trip last August, or the football game in the stadium that kills your phone signal? It’s ...

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Eight Critical Questions for Leading with Intention

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
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6 Leadership Insights from Marathons

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Life goals. They are what drive us. They are the measure by which we evaluate our success and the lens through which we determine our satisfaction. Like many, I have both professional life goals and personal ones. The goal we will discuss here involved completing what is seen ...

How To Get The Best Out Of Your Millennial Recruits

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Entitled. Fickle. Lazy. Ungrateful. All of these adjectives are at least somewhat true of millennials in the workplace. But like them or not, millennials are also the primary pool of talent business owners have to choose from these days. So how do you get the best out of your millennial recruits? Assume they have passion, but little experience and even less know-how--and then plan to teach them the fundamentals so they can be successful at your company. Lesson #1. Teach them how to behave. Millennials often get a bad rap ...

Hiring Wisdom: 10 Commandments of Employee Engagement

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13 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
With the holidays and a new year upon us, it’s a good time to pause, look at the big picture, and resolve to do even better in 2015. In that light, here’s something to ponder: Other than a paycheck, do you give your employees good reasons to come ...

What will be big in workplace learning in 2015?

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Last year I ran an online poll asking readers of this blog where they thought learning would be heading in 2014. We ended up with 13 things people thought were important – you can see the original post and results in text, or watch a video about them.

Online Learning Is About Activities

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Login here and you will be prompted to to link your eLearning Industry account with LinkedIn right after logging-in. My clients often ask me what online learning means and what can be considered true online learning. Here is an attempt to define online learning the empirical way, proposing ...

Marc My Words: 'Twas the Night Before Rollout by Marc Rosenberg

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
’Twas the night before rollout and all ’cross the floor,trainers were scurrying to get the courseout the door.With stuff scattered about with no reasonor rhyme,they still hoped it would all cometogether on time. Instructors were nestled all snug in their beds,while visions of full classrooms dancedin their heads.Designers ...

The New Workplace Social Contract of Go, Go, Go

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11 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
I remember the fear of actually finishing something. Then the fear of executing that something. And then the fear of never quite being good enough. And then the fear of being crushed under the weight of overcritical judgments again and again. And then again, I remember the pleasure ...

Top PowerPoint Tips & Tricks for E-learning

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. You can create presentations, rapid elearning courses, illustrations, videos, mobile learning and even books for publishing. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. That means someone with no experience can open the application and get started.

7 Rules for Gamification

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I just thought as I had not written a post for a few days (researching for a couple of good ones!), I would put up my 7 rulesfor gamification.

Don't Be A HR Scrooge This Holiday Season!

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Welcome to my favorite time of the year!The season of company holiday parties!Otherwise known as the night when relationships are either solidified or ruined in the time it took to down one too many shots and insult your boss’s wife. It’s also the night when many people in ...

Create Effective Mobile Training Courses With These 8 Simple Tips

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Login here and you will be prompted to to link your eLearning Industry account with LinkedIn right after logging-in. See also: corporate elearning best practices, corporate elearning trends, elearning design tips, elearning development best practices, mobile learning, mobile Learning authoring tools, mobile learning design Learning when and where ...

Evaluate Your LMS: 6 Questions You Need To Answer

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In this article I'll offer some tips that will help you to evaluate your current LMS in order to determine whether your current LMS is really the ideal solution for your learning and development needs. One of the most essential tools that Learning and Development professionals have at ...

How Leaders Hire Top Tech Talent

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8 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
I'm a talent strategist, practitioner, speaker and author who operates as CEO of TalentCulture Consulting Group. I'm also a social media community catalyst who founded TalentCulture World of Work, as well as #TChat forums on Twitter and BlogTalkRadio. I’m passionate about helping leaders recruit and retain stellar talent.

Learned Helplessness of Learning

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Discovery and exploration is how we learn about the world from the start. Then comes the formal education, where we’re told what to learn and when to learn it. Recall the days of high school when you travelled from class to class, instruction neatly modularized into timed categories of science, math, art, etc. There’s one flaw to this formula, we don’t learn in a modularized way. Over the years of formal education we’ve been conditioned to believe that we learnwhen it’s the determined time and place to learn. As kids ...

How Using Mobile Technology in Agriculture Benefits You

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
With the help of mobile technology in the field, growers have been able to get their crops to grow to an ideal size making it easier to harvest. Now crops were optimized for the soil type in which they were growing, resulting in maximum yield and more profit ...

Gamification vs. Game Based Learning in eLearning

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Co-hosted with Limestone Learning, our webinar: Gamify your eLearning! 6 Ways to Incorporate Gamification into eLearning was one of our most successful to date so we thought we would share the learning outcomes in a series of articles. We believe that the webinar had high attendance and little ...

Lectora Inspire V11 Tutorial: Bring Your e-Learning Courses to Life with Characters in Lectora V11

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. You can create presentations, rapid elearning courses, illustrations, videos, mobile learning and even books for publishing. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. That means someone with no experience can open the application and get started. And the person with lots of experience is given all sorts of capability. The main challenge with PowerPoint is that many people don’t fully understand the features and usually do very basic work with the PowerPoint. And of course a lot of ...

What lies ahead? Three key workplace predictions for 2015

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Certain features of this site make use of javascript. For maximum benefit it is strongly advised that you switch on javascript before continuing. 2014 feels like it’s gone by in a flash and people are already looking back at how their year went and planning fresh goals for ...

The Top 12 Most Effective But Easy-to-Implement Recruiting Tools

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7 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Corporate recruiting leaders and recruiters, as well as hiring managers who operate in small businesses, are constantly searching for new and effective recruiting approaches. There is certainly no shortage of new and emerging recruiting approaches, but unfortunately, most of the approaches that you are likely to run across are either expensive, overly complicated, or they are extremely difficult to implement. So if you’re looking for highly effective but cheap and easy-to-implement recruiting tools, here is a descriptive list of my top 12. Each one has already been proven effective, so ...

Today's Work Problems: How Can the Science of Learning Help?

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Login to see membership pricing and/or to see items you may have added using another computer or device Join ATD and gain immediate access to the talent development research, news, and best practices you need to take your career—and your organization—to the next level. Based on the hot-selling ...

Why Blended Learning Is Ultimately Best For Corporate Training

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
See also: blended learning benefits, blended learning best practices, blended learning models, blended learning solutions, Corporate Learning, corporate learning & development, corporate training When delivered well, eLearning gives great results to companies and their staff by reducing both training costs and increasing performance. A traditional classroom environment for ...

Six Ways to Foster Innovation in the Learning Field

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
The other day we considered elements in the learning and development field that stifle innovation in the post Six Ways Innovation is Stifled in the Learning Field. Today let’s consider six ways that we can foster innovation in the learning field. Juxtaposition When two seemingly different things are ...

Why You Need to Pay More Attention to Your Remote Employees

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14 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Are they engaged? Do they have friends at work? Are they sitting at home, their car, or down at the Starbucks feeling isolated and lonely? Here’s why: In Globoforce’s Fall 2014 Workforce Mood Tracker survey, some “common knowledge,” “common sense” information was confirmed to us through hard data ...

Technology & Training: Jane Bozarth on Changing the Game

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
At this year’s Learning Solutions Conference and Expo we will be exploring the many ways that technology has and continues to change the world of training. The Technology & Training blog series invites members of the eLearning Guild community to share their thoughts about the growing relationships between ...

Do You Know These 5 L&D Principles?

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. You can create presentations, rapid elearning courses, illustrations, videos, mobile learning and even books for publishing. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. That means someone with no experience can open the application and get started.

Gestures & Animations: The Pillars of Mobile Design

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
The ease and functionality of mobile devices is shifting the way we think about interactivity. Smartphones, tablets, and laptop hybrids are ushering in a new age of UI that favors a more direct form of interaction, one where mouses are optional. While a few years ago you could ...

It’s not about adding technology to training, but about changing training

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Which technology will be the gamechanger? This is a question I am often asked, and when I read Jane Bozarth’s post on Changing the Game, her answer hit the nail on the head. She said … They are changing the concept of training, and we are increasingly moving ...

Compelling Reasons to Use Gamification

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Gamification can often be seen as “fluff” in an online course, and this is actually hard to argue with when the gaming elements are implemented incorrectly. However, with some thoughtful planning and consideration, using games within elearning is quite beneficial on many levels. If you are still on ...

Who Really Uses e-Learning? A Look at Your Audiences

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
e-Learning is a great way for companies to deliver mandatory training, but do you know who really uses it? Knowing the audience for an e-Learning course is crucial to its success. The audience will change how you present the information, and even how much information you need to ...

25 Fun Ways to use QR Codes for Teaching and Learning

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
I’ve culled a bunch of ideas from different teachers who have shared their approaches to using this simple but powerful construct in the classroom. Once your students are equipped with a device that can read QR codes and they know how to scan them, you’re ready to use ...

'Future Earth' platform outlines global change strategy

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
A global initiative bringing together scientists across different disciplines has launched its strategy to identify key priorities for sustainability. The document outlines what Future Earth, launched at the 2012 Rio +20 Summit, hopes to contribute towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It has identified eight global challenges, including ...

The Social Contract Driving Organizational Sustainability

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8 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
What will allow the modern organization to thrive going forward? I believe the key driver of organizational sustainability is the strength of the social, or psychological, contract that develops between an employer and its employees. This often unstated and undervalued doctrine fuels not only employee commitment, but also ...

The Psychology of Flow: What Game Design Reveals about the Deliberate Tensions of Great Writing

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
“The books that give us the most pleasure, the deepest pleasure, combine uncertainty and satisfaction, tension and release.” A full creative life requires equally that we cultivate a capacity for boredom, as legendary psychoanalyst Adam Phillips asserted, and learn to welcome rather than avoid difficulty, as Nietzsche believed.

Social and Mobile Set To Inspire Workplace Transformation - Millennial CEO

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3 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Business has forever been a world of change. If we think of it – change has been the only constant factor given the proliferation of so many technologies since the last couple of decades. While change has occurred in all aspects, the workplace is where some of the ...

How to Make Gamification Fun for Everyone at Work

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9 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Gamification is now a familiar – and proven – approach to enhance sales effectiveness. But that doesn’t mean gamification is only for sales. At its core, gamification is a data-driven motivation strategy you can use to improve the performance of your organization across the board. That means gamification ...

The TWO roles for L&D in the modern workplace: Learning Managers & Learning Consultants

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6 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
I have written a lot about how the Web is changing the way that many of us now learn. For example, here is an article I wrote for the 50th edition of the Inside Learning Technologies magazine in October 2014. It is also clear that this is beginning ...

5 Psychology Books That Contextualize Gamification Design

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
The obvious and ultimate point of creating games is to satisfy players. But to do this successfully requires a complex process to develop a game that adequately anticipates and meets its target audience’s motivations. As you’ve seen reflected in previous posts, people are not always driven by logic ...
 

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